Remember how back on Election Night last November, Republican Mitt Romney held a lead of more than 1 million in the popular vote and an edge of more than 20 Electoral College votes — until 8 p.m., when the G
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
MCINTYRE TAKES BOARD GAVEL — Supervisor Gail Hanhart McIntyre was elected to head the Madera County Board of Supervisors for 1988. Mrs. McIntyre is the first and only women to serve on the board.
“I assure you, even if you had faith as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it would move. Nothing would be impossible.”
Critics of Congress and the administration are saying the fiscal cliff fix didn’t do anything about entitlements, and thus didn’t help rein in government costs at all.
When I was nosing around stores looking for gifts last week (Or was it week before last? December is now a blur, barely worth remembering), one thing surprised me a little: A plethora of fountain pens.
“O tempora o mores.” This was the opening sentence in Cicero’s commentary on the condition of the Roman Empire about the time that Julius Caesar was assassinated. Literally, it means, “Oh, the times!